maine.stephen@gmail.com

Solo exhibitions
2017

Stephen Maine: New Paintings, Hionas Gallery, New York
2015
Stephen Maine: Residue, National Arts Club, New York
Stephen Maine: New Paintings, Hionas Gallery, New York (catalogue)
2014
Stephen Maine: Paintings, Melville House, Brooklyn NY
Stephen Maine: Halftone Paintings, 490 Atlantic Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2002
Stephen Maine: New Paintings, 354 Exhibition, Brooklyn, NY

Group exhibitions
2018

Beyond Black and White, cur. Henry Brown and Li Trincere, Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY
2017
Engineering an Abstraction, Next to Nothing Gallery, New York, NY
Outside In, cur. Scott Reeds, Felician University, Rutherford, NJ
Vibrant, cur. Claire McConaughy, Bergen Gallery, Paramus, NJ
Small Painting, County Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
Oppler, cur. Mel Prest, Transmitter Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2016
Chromatic Space, cur. Jonathan Lippincott, Fiterman Art Center, Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York
Visible Histories, cur. Max Weintraub, Morris-Warren Gallery, NY
The Onward of Art, cur. Karen Wilkin, 1285 Avenue of the Americas Gallery (UBS Gallery), New York (catalogue)
Inaugural Exhibition, County Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
2015
Endless, Entire, cur. Rachel Nackman, Five Myles, Brooklyn, NY
Diphthong, Fiterman Art Center, Borough of Manhattan Community College, NY
Stack/File, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn NY
2014
Doppler Shift, cur. Mary Birmingham, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit NJ (catalogue)
Sensory Impact, Morgan Stanley World Headquarters, Purchase NY
Paperazzi 3, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
For Leo: American Abstract Artists Tribute Exhibition, Sideshow, Brooklyn, NY
2013
Physical Property, cur. Kim Uchiyama, Brian Morris Gallery, New York NY
Doppler, cur. Mel Prest, Parallel Art Space, Bushwick (catalogue)
Dynamic Invention: American Abstract Artists at 75, Brattleboro Museum and Art Center, Brattleboro VT (catalogue)
Paperazzi 2, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
CONstruct/conSTRUCT: The Organizing Principle, Schiltkamp Gallery, Clark University, Worcester MA
2012 
Uncovered: Prints. Selections for the Kentler Flatfiles. Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY
Minus Space en Oaxaca, Instituto de Artes Graficas de Oaxaca, Mexico
Beauty Debate: Detroiter’s First Annual Invitational, Art Effect Gallery, Detroit
Mic: check (occupy), Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Paperazzi, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
American Abstract Artists International, Paris Concret
Textility, cur. Mary Birmingham and Joanne Mattera, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ (catalogue)
2011
Chain Letter, Samson Projects, Boston
Flag Day, cur. Janet Goleas, Islip Art Museum, Islip, New York
Abstraction [to the power of infinity], cur. Janet Kurnatowski, Ice Box Project Space, Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA
American Abstract Artists International, Deutscher Künstlerbund Projektraum, Berlin
American Abstract Artists 75th Anniversary Exhibition, OK Harris Works of Art, NY
Paper A-Z, Sue Scott Gallery, NY
Splendor of Dynamic Structure: Celebrating 75 Years of the American Abstract Artists, cur. Nancy E. Green, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Paper 2011, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
It’s All Good (apocalypse now), Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Social Photography, Carriage Trade, NY
2010
American Abstract Artists International “L’astrazione vista da un cosmopolita,” Otranto, Italy
Group Show, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2009
It’s a Wonderful 10th, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Paper Work, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Urban/Suburban, Kansas City Jewish Museum, Overland Park, KS
Partners+Life, Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn, NY
It’s a Wonderful Life, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2008
Peace, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn NY
Painting’s Edge 2008, Idyllwild Art Center, Idyllwild, CA (Traveled to Riverside Art Museum)
American Abstract Artists: Tribute to Esphyr Slobodkina, The Painting Center, New York, NY
2007
Material Matter, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Lineage 7, M3 Gallery, Piermont, NY
Radius, Metaphor Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, NY
Continuum: Small Works by AAA Members, Saint Peter’s College, Jersey City, NJ
100 Works on Paper, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY
War is Over (Again), Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2006
Design/Build, Metaphor Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, NY
100 Works on Paper, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY
War is Over, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2005
100 Works on Paper, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY
2004
Gyrations: Selections From the Flat Files, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY
Merry/Peace, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Breathing Space, Metaphor Contemporary Art, Brooklyn, NY
Balancing Act, Abrons Art Center, Henry Street Settlement, New York
100 Works on Paper, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY
Annual Exhibition and Auction for Women’s Cancers, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2003
The Big Abstract Show, The Painting Center, New York
2002
Print 2002: Contemporary American Printmaking, 354 Exhibitions, Brooklyn, NY
25th Anniversary Benefit Exhibition, The Drawing Center, New York
2001
Group show, 354 Exhibitions, Brooklyn, NY
Works on Paper, 354 Exhibitions, Brooklyn, NY
Buying Time: Nourishing Excellence, Sotheby’s, New York (NYFA)
Benefit 2001, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
2000
The Brooklyn Project, Semi-Public Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
1997
#2: New Work and Invited Guests, Toil Studio, Brooklyn, NY
1993
New Members Show Part Two, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, NJ
Abstraction and Reality, Montgomery Space, Jersey City, NJ
For Art’s Sake, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ
1991
Five Painters, Momenta Art, Philadelphia, PA
Visions of Hartford, Old State House, Hartford, CT
1990
New Jersey Painting Today, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ
Four By Five, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ
1988
The Drawing Show, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston MA
1987
Dewitt Godfrey and Stephen Maine, R C Erpf Gallery, New York
1986
Selections 33, The Drawing Center, New York

Public collections (partial list)
Museum of Modern Art Library Special Collection, New York, NY
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
The New York Public Library, New York, NY
Phillips Collection, Washington, DC
Art in Embassies Collection, US Department of State, Washington, DC
Yale University Art Galleries, New Haven, CT
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery, Nashville TN

Related professional activities
Contributing Editor, Artcritical (www.artcritical.com)
Member, American Abstract Artists
Member, International Association of Art Critics (AICA), US Chapter (see "Published writing")
2015              
Nov. 18: Visiting critic, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY             
Oct. 26: Visiting artist, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY
Oct. 7: Visiting critic, New York Academy of Art, New York
March 10: Visiting critic, Graduate Review, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Feb. 23: NYFA Doctor’s Hours for Visual Artists, Brooklyn, NY
Feb. 22: Moderator, Past Present: Conversations Across Time, Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA        
Feb. 18: Juror, new members application review, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts studio program, New York, NY
2014              
Nov. 13: A Salon Conversation with Suzy Spence and Stephen Maine, Melville House, Brooklyn, NY
Sept. 17: Sensory Impact panel discussion at Morgan Stanley, Purchase, NY
May 18: David Ambrose in Conversation with Stephen Maine, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
April 23: Constraint and Invention, Graduate Fine Arts Faculty Lecture Series, School of Visual Arts, NY
April 18: Consultant, New York Foundation for the Arts, Materials Review Seminar (UT Austin), Brooklyn, NY
2013              
May 30: Consultant, Doctor’s Hours, New York Foundation for the Arts, Brooklyn, NY
April 13: Consultant, New York Foundation for the Arts Mock Panel (UT Austin), Brooklyn, NY
March 23: Consultant, New York Foundation for the Arts Mock Panel (Syracuse University), Brooklyn, NY                
March 8: Visiting lecturer, SUNY Purchase: The Artist/Critic: A Two-Headed Beast, Purchase, NY
Feb. 23: Panelist, Pour (Paint): a Symposium, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton; including “The Pour Since Pollock” presentation
Feb. 16: Panelist, Painting: The Elastic Frontier, College Art Association 101st Annual Conference, New York
Feb. 13: Consultant, New York Foundation for the Arts Mock Panel (SUNY New Paltz), Brooklyn, NY            
2012
Nov. 15: Consultant, New York Foundation for the Arts Mock Panel (NY Academy of Art), Brooklyn, NY
Nov. 28: Consultant, New York Foundation for the Arts Mock Panel (Parsons The New School), Brooklyn, NY
Dec. 5: Consultant, New York Foundation for the Arts Mock Panel (Parsons The New School), Brooklyn, NY
Discussant, Artist’s Talk with artist Morgan O’Hara, New York Public Library, New York
Contributing artist, American Abstract Artists 75th Anniversary Print Portfolio
May: Resident Fellow, Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
Visiting lecturer, SUNY New Paltz: "Drawing as Inquiry," New Paltz, NY
Consultant, Doctor’s Hours, New York Foundation for the Arts, Brooklyn, NY
Visiting critic, Wave Hill Center, Bronx, NY
Visiting Critic, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Studio Program, New York, NY
Interview/seminar, Creative Capital’s “Online Learning” Professional Development Program
2011
Moderator, "Wall Works" panel, The Painting Center, New York
Visiting Critic, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Studio Program, New York
Consultant, Doctor’s Hours, New York Foundation for the Arts, Brooklyn, NY
2010
Guest critic, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn; senior review
Panelist (“Is Painting a Language?," moderated by Joan Waltemath) and guest critic, Hoffberger School of Painting, MICA, Baltimore, MD     
2008
Guest critic/lecturer, Painting’s Edge workshop, Idyllwild, CA: “The Return of the Tenth Street Touch”
Panelist, “The Review Panel,” National Academy of Design, NY. Moderated by David Cohen
2007
Panelist, Material Matters, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn NY
Visiting critic, Abrons Art Center Studio Program, Henry Street Settlement, NY
Panelist, “Photography and Painting.” CAA Conference, NY; moderated by David Cohen
Visiting critic and guest speaker, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA: "The Artist/Critic: A Two Headed Beast"
2006
Panelist, “The Review Panel,” National Academy of Design, NY. Moderated by David Cohen
Guest speaker, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD: "The Artist/Critic: A Two-Headed Beast," and writing workshop
Guest speaker, SUNY Purchase: "The Artist/Critic: A Two-Headed Beast," and writing workshop
2004
Guest speaker, MuseFuse, Brooklyn NY
Moderator, “Dialogues in the Visual Arts,” Tribeca Performing Arts Center, NY.
2000
New York Foundation for the Arts, Artist’s Fellowship (Painting) www.nyfa.org/nyfa_artists_detail.asp?pid=501
Ongoing
Work in inventory of:
Hionas Gallery, New York
Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn, NY
Minus Space, Brooklyn, NY

Curatorial projects
2015
Diphthong, Fiterman Art Center, Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York
2013 Postgraduate exhibition, SVA Graduate Fine Arts, Allegra LaViola Gallery, New York
2011 Wall Works, The Painting Center, New York (catalogue)
         The Incipient Image, Lesley Heller Workspace, New York
2010 That’s Just It, MFA Summer Group Show, SVA Gallery, New York
2009 Beauty Marks and Body Parts, Alpan Gallery, Huntington, NY
2008 Echo, Implant, Imprint, Reverb, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, New York
2007 The Photograph as Canvas, Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT (catalogue)

Teaching
2017-18
Purchase College, The State University of New York
2016 Parsons School of Design
2006-2016 The School of Visual Arts, New York: graduate Fine Arts department

Notices (print and blogs)
2015     
Alexis Clements, “Muddying the Circumscribed Myth of Abstraction,” Hyperallergic.com (Dec 11) http://hyperallergic.com/260541/muddying-the-circumscribed-myth-of-abstraction/
David Cohen, “Labor Day Shout Outs” on Artcritical.com
http://www.artcritical.com/2015/09/07/labor-day-shout-outs/
James Kalm Report/ Rough Cuts:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5srzs6T3vqo
James Panero, “Gallery Chronicle” in The New Criterion
http://www.newcriterion.com/articles.cfm/Gallery-chronicle-8246
(reposted on Panero's Supreme Fiction blog: http://www.supremefiction.com/]
John Haber, "All Over Again" in Haberarts.com
http://www.haberarts.com/saccocc.htm
Tom McGlynn, “Stephen Maine: New Paintings” in the Brooklyn Rail
http://www.brooklynrail.org/2015/10/artseen/stephen-maine-new-paintings
Paul Corio, “Seen in New York, September 2015” on Painters’ Table
http://painters-table.com/blog/seen-new-york-september-2015#.VhkXZqSClwk
Anne Russinof, Gallery Travels blog:
http://gallerytravels.blogspot.com/2015/09/stephen-maine-at-hionas-gallery.html
Arte Fuse blog:
http://artefuse.com/2015/09/16/opening-night-for-the-2015-season-on-the-lower-east-side-124153/
Joanne Mattera, “September’s Bounty: Color, Surface, Gesture” on Joanne Mattera Art Blog
http://joannemattera.blogspot.com/2015/10/color-surface-gesture.html
John Mendelsohn on Diphthong in artcritical.com:
http://www.artcritical.com/2015/10/05/john-mendelsohn-on-diphthong/
Gallery Travels:
http://gallerytravels.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2015-10-25T22:12:00-04:00&max-results=150&start=7&by-date=false
James Panero on Diphthong:
http://www.newcriterion.com/articles.cfm/Gallery-chronicle-8269
2014     
James Panero, “Gallery Chronicle,” The New Criterion. November
William Corwin, Surface Tension: William Corwin on Amalia Piccinini and Stephen Maine  http://www.artcritical.com/2014/07/14/corwin-piccinini-maine-art101-490atlantic/
Paul Corio, “Seen in New York, September 2014,” Abstract Critical, October 3, 2014
            http://abstractcritical.com/note/seen-in-new-york-september-2014/
James Panero, “Critic’s Notebook,” The New Criterion. April 28 http://www.newcriterion.com/posts.cfm/Critic-s-Notebook-for-April-28--2014-7445
Elizabeth Cook, The Least Untrue http://theleastuntrue.com
http://elisabethcondon.blogspot.com/2014/05/brooklyn-runabout-stephen-maine-at-490.html
Anne Russinof, Gallery Travels http://gallerytravels.blogspot.com/2014/04/stephen-maine-at-490-atlantic.html
James Kalm, Rough Cuts https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXkY70gqo3M
Brett Baker, Painters Table http://painters-table.com
2012     
Artblogartblog  (www.artblogartblog.com on “12 Notable Books of 2011”)                          
“Material Means,” in Textility catalogue by Mary Birmingham and Joanne Mattera
2011     
“Outside Inspiration: Stephen Maine,” Interview with Colin Darke thedetroiter.com
                  http://www.thedetroiter.com/v3/2011/11/outside-inspiration-stephen-maine/
May: Wall Works reviewed on Two Coats of Paint  (Sharon Butler)
March: The Incipient Image reviewed on Two Coats of Paint
“Images” on Two Coats of Paint http://www.twocoatsofpaint.com/2011/01/images-stephen-maine.html

Other bibliography
2014     
SVA Faculty Lecture (April 23), https://vimeo.com/98044017
Studio Critical http://studiocritical.blogspot.com
2013     
Nancy E. Green, Splendor of Dynamic Structure: Celebrating 75 Years of the American Abstract Artists (exhibition catalogue). Ithaca: Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University
Gorky’s Granddaughter, video interview (Sept. 9) http://www.gorkysgranddaughter.com/2013/09/stephen-maine-august-2013.html
2012     
“Material Means,” in Textility catalogue by Mary Birmingham and Joanne Mattera
“Images” on Two Coats of Paint
2011                 
“Outside Inspiration: Stephen Maine,” Interview with Colin Darke thedetroiter.com
http://www.thedetroiter.com/v3/2011/11/outside-inspiration-stephen-maine/
2007
April 1: Benjamin Gennochio, “Beyond Airbrushing” (The Photograph as Canvas review), The New York Times

Education
MFA (Visual Art), Vermont College of Fine Arts, Montpelier VT, 2014
BFA (Painting), Indiana University, Bloomington IN, 1982
Yale Summer School of Music and Art, Norfolk CT, 1981
School of Fine Arts, University of Connecticut, Storrs CT, 1977-1979
Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, West Hartford CT, 1977
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI, 1975

 
Bibliography Section Article Bibliography Section Catalog Bibliography Section Web Link PDF icon displayed by thumbnail Sold Dot